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Shelter Island Reporter obituary: James “Jim” F. Gibbs

James “Jim” F. Gibbs of Shelter Island died at home on Wednesday, September 16, 2020. He was 89 years old.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 20 from 3-6 p.m. at the DeFriest-Grattan Shelter Island Funeral Home, 23 West Neck Road, Shelter Island, New York 11964.

The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday morning, September 21 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Isle Roman Catholic Church on Shelter Island, officiated by Father Peter DeSanctis.

Interment with U.S. Army honors will follow at Our Lady of the Isle Roman Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Shelter Island School Athletic Program would be appreciated.

Checks can be made payable to the Shelter Island School (In Memory of Jim Gibbs on the memo line) and mailed to Shelter Island School, attn.: Todd Gulluscio, P.O. Box 2015, Shelter Island, New York 11964.

Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.